Angkor Wat at dawn. Arrive early to get yourself a nice spot by the reservoir to see the reflection of Angkor Wat as the sun comes up!

Angkor What? – Our pick of temples to visit

We wrote about the magnificent night-life in Siem Reap in our last post. But we all come to Siem Reap for a reason. And that is to marvel at the ancient temples that were built at the height of the Khmer Empire sprawling all over the Angkor Complex and beyond. The spiritual history of the Khmer Empire is somewhat confused. Mahayana Buddhism which originated in 1st Century BCE spread to
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Siem Reap: The merry side of Angkor Wat!

There were no lush green meadows or never ending mountain sides rolling into chattering rivers. No sir. It was the rush of the tropical summer wind, heavy with the impending rains and with it, a thousand dreams. It was the roll of trite vehicles on the dusty streets of a city ensconced in a war-ravaged nation. There was resilience in the air and a spirit of entrepreneurship. Stories of weary travellers from around the world beckoned you to come a bit closer and immerse yourself in this mega-confluence called Siem Reap.
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